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Old 11-07-2003, 05:26 PM   #16
ejturner
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Definitely use Bittorrent. I tried it at work this morning and I had all 3 CD's in about 1 hour. Granted my download speed was at 650K but hey what can you do? ;-)
 
Old 11-07-2003, 05:59 PM   #17
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there is another chinese website offering fedora core1 downloading...
pls, check out..
http://www.linuxaid.com.cn/infos/2/5/25651637.shtml
 
Old 11-07-2003, 06:34 PM   #18
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i downloaded bittorrent, it says its installed. now i am not if its working, i go to a site, and just looks like a regular download. how do you use bittorrent?
 
Old 11-07-2003, 09:00 PM   #19
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quoted from the fedora.redhat.com download page. click the following to trigger bittorrent....

for the binary isos: btdownloadcurses.py --max_upload_rate 350 \
--url http://torrent.dulug.duke.edu/yarrow...86-iso.torrent
for the source isos: btdownloadcurses.py --max_upload_rate 350 \
--url http://torrent.dulug.duke.edu/yarrow...86-iso.torrent
 
Old 11-07-2003, 09:15 PM   #20
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Got it and it seems to be working pretty good. Guy at work downloaded all the .iso files so I just had to burn em.
Used 'yum' and got gkrellm installed, had a little glitch with my flash plugin and mozilla but a quick search of LQ took care of that...
Just an FYI I was getting the error:
LoadPlugin: failed to initialize shared library /usr/local/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so [libstdc++-libc6.2-2.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory]

I created a link in /usr/lib -> ln -s libstdc++.so.5.0.5 libstdc++-libc6.2-2.so.3
and the Flash plugin works now.
So far so good.
 
Old 11-07-2003, 10:21 PM   #21
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It would probably take me about a week to download the CDs at 26.4k. That is all the local telephone lines are capable of in my neighborhood. DSL and broadband is not available where I live either. So, I purchased the Fedora Core 1 CDs from LinuxCentral.com for $6.95 plus shipping. They have both the 3 CD disk set and the 6 CD disk set available. That is probably the best solution for those of us with slow dial-up connections or who do not have CD burners.
 
  


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